North Essex Partnership (NEP) is commitment to spreading awareness and understanding of mental health conditions and care. As part of this work, we are providing a series of structured, specific and targeted education sessions for healthcare professionals, including: GP’s, nurses, healthcare assistants, health visitors and other clinicians including those from the community as well as ambulance and acute sector staff, together with other emergency services (police and fire). There are currently 8 mental health related topics being covered in these sessions. These are:
- Cluster Based Pathways
- Personality Disorders
- Suicide Prevention
- Identification of Emergencies & De-escalation of a Mental health Crisis
- Bi-Polar Disorder
- Early Onset Psychoses/Schizophrenia
- Care Programme Approach
Details of all sessions are available on this web site and are also advertised via the CCG network and directly to GP’s, acute trusts and emergency services. To find out more click on any one of the courses below. You can then book directly or via ‘Book Training’ button on the left of this page.
Referrals to adult mental health services
We now have a Single Point of Access to our services. For first time referrals please call the numbers listed below for your area. Clients who are already receiving services from us should be referred back to their community teams.
North East (covering Colchester and Tendring): 0330 726 1800
Mid Essex (covering Chelmsford, Maldon and Braintree): 0330 726 0130
West Essex (covering Harlow, Epping and Uttlesford): 0330 726 0110
Referrals to Children and Young People’s Services
Changes to CAMHS in Essex
From 1 November 2015, all non-in-patient Children’s and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) across Southend, Essex and Thurrock is called Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service (EWMHS) for children and young people. This service is now provided by the North East London NHS Foundation Trust.
The new service is for anybody aged between 0-18 living in the Southend, Essex and Thurrock areas and is free at the point of entry. The service is also for young people with special educational needs (SEN) up to the age of 25.
Contacting the new EWMHS from 1 November 2015
To contact EWMHS call 0300 3001600 during working hours 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday.
For all general enquiries for the EWMHS project team, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all referral emails, please email: NELFT-EWMHS.email@example.com
All general enquiries will be replied to within five working days and all referrals will be screened by a specialist EWMHS health professional within two working days.
For any further information about the new EWMHS, please visit: